| Aug 18, 2013
| 12:01 PM
Senior-level newcomer Simone Biles eked out a national all-around gymnastics title while two women's locals who were members of the 2012 Olympic gold-medal team won two event finals this weekend.
Biles, 16, edged out Aliso Viejo's 16-year-old Kyla...
| Aug 17, 2013
HARTFORD — They stood there together inside the Society Room on Pratt Street. As cameras whirred, they stood there smiling amid the applause, unfurled like the American flag. Aly Raisman dressed in red, Jordyn Wieber in white and Kyla Ross in blue....
| Jul 25, 2013
| 4:43 PM
The glory of summer on the Newport Coast was celebrated recently at the Newport Harbor Yacht Club as over 200 guests converged for the annual "White Party." Benefiting the Newport Harbor Sailing Foundation (founded in 1997), the annual summer tradition...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 12:51 PM
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazilian security forces blamed each other on Tuesday for the mob scenes that erupted around Pope Francis when he was dogged by a frantic crowd of faithful Catholics after his arrival in the country.
The chaotic crowds...
| Jul 23, 2013
| 6:17 AM
During a rare tour of the United States, Brazilian superstar Seu Jorge this Saturday will bring his light bossa-nova grooves to downtown Hollywood. Seu Jorge, best known for his Portuguese covers of David Bowie songs in the 2004 film "The Life Aquatic...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 7:08 PM
NEW BUFFALO – Beth Rohl didn't pick up a discus or a shot put until her senior year at New Buffalo High School.
"It was just different," Rohl said. "I had no clue what I was doing. I just came out and kind of threw."
"She wins state," said New...
| Jul 14, 2013
| 12:54 AM
Back in the day, a little more than a decade ago, Charlie Buckingham could be found at the Newport Yacht Club. It was like a second home, more of a playground actually.
He was among several aspiring sailors back then. He could be described as "aspiring,...
| Jul 11, 2013
| 10:55 PM
April Ross and Kerri Walsh Jennings finished 3-0 in pool play Thursday at the Federation Internationale de Volleyball Gstaad Grand Slam.
Ross, a Costa Mesa resident and a former Newport Harbor High standout, and Walsh Jennings needed to dig deep to fight...
| Jul 13, 2013
| 7:28 AM
April Ross said she felt disappointed after her run with Kerri Walsh Jennings ended in the Federation Internationale de Volleyball Gstaad Grand Slam Friday.
Ross, the Costa Mesa resident and former Newport Harbor High standout, and the three-time Olympic...
| Jul 4, 2013
| 9:58 PM
The Region 8 Junior Olympic Track and Field Championships will showcase some of the finest athletes in the Upper Midwest at Swisher Field this weekend, including a brother-sister duo that is coming off a strong national showing.
| Jul 6, 2013
| 8:19 PM
Local native Katie Matthews recently added another accolade to her running career.
Matthews, a standout athlete and five-time All-American at Boston University, was named 2013 America East Woman of the Year on June 4.
The awarded is given to a...